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Aug 14, 2019, 13:57 ET Get Ready for Class with USAGov's 2019 Back To School Checklist

Are you and your children ready for the upcoming school year? Going back to school can be a time of anxiety and excitement for parents and students...


Jul 01, 2019, 13:17 ET USAGov's Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks have been part of Independence Day celebrations in the U.S. from the very beginning. Since 1777, communities around the country have been...


May 01, 2019, 10:18 ET Inspire Action and Change Lives

Since 2012, community groups across the country host town hall meetings, health fairs, fun runs, social media campaigns, and more as part of National ...


Mar 28, 2019, 12:55 ET Is an Unclaimed Tax Refund Waiting for You?

Millions of Americans use their tax return to pay off debt, medical expenses, home improvements, or that long-awaited trip. And while the Internal...


Mar 07, 2019, 11:26 ET USAGov's 5 Apps to Download Now

From health and housing to student aid and safety, helpful federal information and services are as close as your mobile app store. Check out USAGov's ...


Feb 20, 2019, 10:25 ET Fighting Back Against Sexual Harassment in Housing

Finding housing can be stressful, especially if money's tight, you're on your own, and you don't have a lot of options. And when someone who can...


Dec 18, 2018, 10:38 ET Five Ways USAGov Can Help Your Family Connect in 2019

Between the food and fun this holiday season, you might find time to make some New Year's resolutions. Instead of just resolving to do better at...


Dec 13, 2018, 11:27 ET USAGov's Four Tips for Holiday Giving

The holidays are a good time to visit family and friends, catch up on TV shows—and give back. Donating money or items to charity can help someone in...


Sep 17, 2018, 12:37 ET Want to Become a Federal Government Contractor? Here are 3 Tips

Bidding on and winning federal contracts can be a great way to expand and grow your small business. Each year, the government awards hundreds of...


Aug 30, 2018, 12:27 ET USAGov's Guide for First Time Voters

Are you a new voter? Maybe you're turning 18, or you decided to get involved in the electoral process for the first time in your life. Either way,...


Aug 08, 2018, 11:53 ET Start the School Year Off Right with USAGov's 8 Tips for 2018

Are you and your kids ready for the new school year? Back to school season can be a busy and challenging time — start the year off right with these...


Jul 10, 2018, 11:31 ET Have an Emergency Plan for Disasters

Every minute counts during a disaster – plan now so you're prepared. Know the risks about the different disasters and hazards that could affect you...


Jul 05, 2018, 11:45 ET Guía del Gobierno para comprar su primera casa

Ser propietario es el sueño de muchos hispanos en Estados Unidos. USAGov le presenta una guía que lo ayudará a comprender el proceso de compra y...


Jun 26, 2018, 10:10 ET USAGov's Guide to the Fourth of July

This July 4 marks the 242nd anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States. ...


Jun 21, 2018, 11:47 ET Eight Steps to Patent Your Invention From USAGov

Have you invented something new, useful, and non-obvious, and want to patent it? Each year the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) receives an...


Jun 19, 2018, 02:00 ET USAGov's Fireworks Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

July 4 celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence—and for many people, the celebration includes fireworks. Americans have been...


Jun 07, 2018, 05:59 ET USAGov: Recognize The Signs of Suicide and Find Help

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in people between the ages of 15 to 34 in the United States, according to a new study from the Centers...


May 24, 2018, 11:33 ET Get Help with Living Expenses

Need help paying bills and covering basic living expenses? If you have a low income or are experiencing financial hardship, there are several federal ...


May 15, 2018, 12:45 ET USAGov's 6 Things to Know Before You Start Paying Off Your Student Loans

Nothing says, "Welcome to adulthood" quite like getting your first student loan bill in the mail. Though this can be a stressful start to the...


May 10, 2018, 11:08 ET Cinco páginas del Gobierno que necesita para avanzar en su profesión

USAGov ha creado una lista de sitios web del Gobierno para ayudarlo a prepararse y conseguir una mejor oportunidad de empleo. GobiernoUSA.gov - Si...


May 09, 2018, 02:40 ET Preventing Addiction: USAGov Says Share Your Story

Between the endless chores, the demanding boss, and your children's activities, you're super busy and sometimes a little stressed out. It can be hard ...


Mar 01, 2018, 10:36 ET Proteja su seguridad y dinero con la Guía del Consumidor

Su día transcurre con tranquilidad cuando de repente recibe una llamada. Es un representante de una agencia de cobros que le pide que pague por un...


Feb 28, 2018, 01:57 ET USAGov's Tips To Protect Yourself and Your Money Every Day

You're in the middle of your day and you receive a call. A collection agency is asking you to pay for a service or product they claim you acquired...


Jan 16, 2018, 11:17 ET Cinco servicios del Gobierno de EE. UU. que seguro no conocía

El Gobierno crea nuevos servicios y beneficios para los estadounidenses año tras año. Muchos de estos servicios tienen como propósito apoyar a la...


Jan 16, 2018, 10:57 ET USAGov's Apps to Download in 2018

Ordering food, shopping, reviews and buying movie tickets, there's an app for everything. Did you know the government has apps available that make...